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to spend in terms of resources and manpower. the big question where is the line drawn here? this is a long protracted murder investigation. so the judge has said we will do a hearing here and we will parse this all out and figure out how much she is going to eventually have to pay back to the state of florida. >> maybe this is a little bit of an odd question because i think so many people are surprised whether the original verdict came down days ago. is this a surprise they are sending her back to jail for possibly another year? >> i don't think a big surprise. my thought they would go back a few weeks or a month maybe rather than getting out absolutely today. >> jack ford, thanks. good to see you. over to jeff glor at the news desk woot cheith another check r headlines. >>> overseas a frightening roof collapse at a soccer stadium. happened during renovation work at a stadium in the netherlands. one person was killed there and at least 13 others were hurt. you can see what happened. no match was being played at the stadium at the time of the collapse but we said renovation work was being d
:05, happening as we speak, a big sink hole on highway 87 in san jose. that's right along the southbound side of the highway near west virginia street. work crews are out there and so is ktvu tara moyarti but what's the very latest? >> workers workers will not continue work until engineers arrive. we had to move because it was simply too dangerous. you can see where they've blocked out one southbound lane of 87 on the left and then one lane of alma avenue on the right. the sink hole is about 30 feet wide. there's a big gap underneath the median. now caltrans discovered the problem tuesday. they came out. they poured some gravel. sort of a band aid fix. and last night they compressed the gravel and found it sank. you can see where the concrete is exposed now. there's a huge crack running up and down on that roadway. they shutdown some lanes on the freeway. we are close to west virginia street. just to give you an idea where we are on 87. crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sink hole. damage is pretty extensive. the highway seems to be moving up. right now let's check i
" will be bittersweet will be sure, a big celebration marked by big questions of what's ahead. >> bob, thanks. also with us is charles bolden, nasa administrator. >> good to be with you. >> there's a lot of criticism, including john glenn, by ending the program the way it's being ended without a backup plan this is ignoring a cardinal rule at nasa, saying there should be something else ready to go. how do you respond? >> we spent seven years with a well organized transition plan for phasing out shuttle and moving on to the next era. we're excited about what president obama is allowing us to do, working hard with the commercial entities, we hope to fly our first commercial crew, cargo missions early next year, they will be american made rockets flying cargo to the international space station and starting to work with commercial entities, hope to release a request for proposal on commercial contracts to take crew to orbit, maybe three years after we let the contract, we'll have a capability. >> many do see this and a number of astronauts have spoken over the last few weeks have said it seems like u.s
shore freeway. as you approach the big bridge. and in san francisco a little windy out there. cameras bobbing around out there. do be aware if you are going eastbound on to the bay bridge there are three lanes that are shut down. all right here's a look at our maps we do have a traffic collision. this is at 19th avenue. we don't have much information on it at this point. it shouldn't be causing too many delays at this hour. let's head over to the desk. >>> this morning the city of oakland formerly launches a new campaign to fight crime. ktvu kraig debro tells us that the city's fruitvale district will be blanketed with crime cameras. >> reporter: that is right. six blocks on international boulevard will be covered. in april of this year a long- time resident of fruitvale was killed. later today they will announce a plan to prevent others from becoming victims. city leaders have approved the purchase of 30 surveillance cameras for fruitvale. they already have video surveillance cameras. the difference is some of the cameras will be placed inside businesses as well as outside. the momen
a light and collided with a big rig. the crash is our top story at 11:00. we are live at the stprebg of australia and oakland, the accident happened to tell us what happened. >> reporter: that is where doctor kevin mack was killed earlier today. the police told me late this afternoon that the witnesses say that he was going east on oak here and ran that stop light, causing the accident. >> reporter: as 6:20 this morning the shuttle bus was taking 15 people to sf general hospital when it crashed into a big rig car areaior at oak. 52-year-old psychiatrist kevin mack was ejected through a window and died at the scene. >> here is kevin. this is our white coat ceremony where we welcome our first-year students. >> reporter: the school of medicine is in shock. mack is described as an expeter in bipolar and psychotic behavior. >> he, of course, took care of patients at san francisco general and psyche emergency services, he worked with and supervised psychiatry. residents in training. >> he was a wonderful psychiatrist, a wonderful educator and mentor to our students. and this is a traged
as a big surprise. >> i come here often because i like books. i buy books often. >> reporter: the shutdown has hit customer and workers hard. 15 stores closed in the bay area and nationwide the company laid off some 11,000 employees. competition from online sales, e readers such as kindle and nook. >> reporter: do you ever buy books now? >> only for children's gifts. for me i use kindle. >> reporter: shoppers say they noticed the difference in emeryville. >> i think that border's secured the community. it was a place for people to go study. >> reporter: the remaining stores will probably end up like this one in san francisco unless another bidder comes up by the deadline this sunday at 10:00 p.m. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> there's a growing backlash against netflix with thousands of people complaining on facebook. the company is raises it's customer rate from $10 to $16. now hundreds are threatening to quit. >>> block buster is hoping to take advantage of customers who are unhappy with netflix. the company is offering customers one month free. customers must sign up for one disk or two
to change the law so this does not happen again. >> a big chunk of money to -- the federal department of health and human services awarded them almost half a million dollars and that will pay for two new mobile clinics which will provide health care to an extra 1900 students. these new clinics are expected to begin operating within the next year. >> >> san francisco's supervisors will consider changing the city's health care security law. now city hall officials say about $40 million at san francisco businesses paid into a health care reimbursement account for uninsured workers it wasn't used last year. those officials say the businesses took the money back. they want to change the system. so that unused money would have to be rolled over to the following year. some business leaders say that could lead to a loss of jobs in san francisco. >>> all right. speaking of san francisco, let's check in for traffic. how are things trying to cross the bay bridge. >> the metering lights are on. give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes. in the south bay this is the second biggest hot spot. stop and
warmer on sunday. another cool down on monday. >>> 5:10 is the time. a big area company that has been the topic of takeover rumors now has a big. one of clorox's biggest share owners. >>> we are hearing about what osama bin laden was planning to do on the upcoming tenth anniversary of the september 11th attacks. >>> this is a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looking good as you make your way into san francisco. we'll have more traffic ahead. >>> time now 5:13. we know what osama bin laden was planning to do when he was killed. that is according to information that u.s. navy seals seized from bin laden's compound in pakistan. reportedly those plans were still being formed. the communications info includes exchanges between bin laden and operations chief where they talked about the names of possible attack team members. >>> at 8:00 this morning we will hear president obamas take on how the debt limit talks are going. he is scheduled a news conference for the second time this week. ktvu alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to talk about where the negotiations sta
're going to keep fighting this. this isn't over. it's completely unacceptable. >> time that we tell big companies they made an incredible amount of money and they are not paying taxes. it affects our school. >> reporter: they took their protest inside the meeting. the message was heard but the outcome disappointing. fees must go up. >> it's approved. it's going to happen. >> reporter: the regents approved a 9.6% tuition increase. that's on top of an 8% increase already approved bringing undergrad tuition to more than $12,000 a year. that's 18% higher than last year. and that's without room, board or books. >> we had to approve the increase, no choice, to preserve the quality of the university, the top priority. >> reporter: bottom line, university students like joseph silva will be strapped. >> i'm already working as a barista and server at my current job. wanted this tuition hike, i'm going -- and with this tuition hike, i'm just going to have to take more loans because i can't pay for it just with work, with the financial aid that i got, which makes grad school look unreasonable but w
throughout new york on sunday from the big apple to niagara falls. same-sex couples took the plunge taking advantage of landmark legislation that permits gays and lesbians to marry in the state. the first day of legalized same-sex marriages did have a few protests, but they fizzled quickly as scores of gay and lesbian couples said i do. new york is the sixth and largest state to allow same-sex marriage. >>> hundreds turned out at california's imperial beach to watch a group of artists playing in the sand. each craftsman attempted to carve their place among elite sand sculptors, churning out amazing works of art. this year, 32 teams competed for a $21,000 grand prize. >>> and finally in florida, several men did their best impersonation of ernest hemingway. the annual look alike contest at the hemingway days festival pitted over 100 clones of the famous writer against one another. the winner, a 63-year-old biomedical engineer said along with his looks, he shared hemingway's fondness for sport fishing and writing. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorolog
words, one big, vast cost-saving measure. a politician in britain tonight said, it's a smoke screen. if it is, then once again, the murdoches have played their hand extremely well. >> you talk about a smoke screen and the politicians there. politicians are on the run from this, aren't they? some of them in the past have been very fond of having murdoch publications endorse them, get behind them. now they're trying to say, we've had nothing to do with the man behind the curtain. >> yes, and you see, the thing is that parties from both sides, the labor party, for example, the socialist labor party could never have got elected, perhaps, originally, if the "sun" newspaper, the murdoch staple, hadn't supported them. they always needed them, david cameron, needed the "sun" to come back on to his hands. david come cameron is close friends with rebecca brooks, the editor during this scandal, and is now the top executive. what hugh grant said to me yesterday, basically, the actor, is, it stinks. the stench of collusion between government, politics, media is so entrenched here that one this n
general hospital, krol kol yiding with a big rig. witnesses tell police the driver, traveling east on oak street may have run a red light. and a 52-year-old psychiatrist and associate professor was thrown from a bus and killed. three other passengers and the shuttle driver suffered minor injuries. >> drivers are used to terrible gridlock in los angeles but are they ready for carmeggodon that. is what they're calling a closure of the 405. officials say they're ready and got out to make sure everybody is aware state wide. there are warning signs on 580 here in the bay area for drivers who may be heading down south. and we are live from l.a. now z everybody is expecting that this is going to be a huge mess down there. and you know we've been hearing about this for weeks and forget king kong. the threat is carmeggodon. when you shut down a freeway it does feel like the end of the world. >> if you live in l.a. you know what is coming. the famed 405, yes that 405 is filled with 500,000 cars on a weekend this, weekend it's anything but typical. for 53 hours a 10-mile stretch will be closed. why?
to their businesses so police could have access to that video at any point in time. the city is having a big unveiling ceremony later on this afternoon to talk a little bit more about these cameras. elizabeth? >> okay. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland. thanks. >>> san jose police chief chris moore remains under pressure from immigrant rights activists. they are upset about chief moore's decision to get help from two agents from i.c.e. the two agents specialize in dealing with gangs. chief moore says their role would be limited to gang investigations and they will not randomly seek out illegal immigrants. critics will hold a press conference this morning to explain their distrust of i.c.e. and the consequence of the program. >>> nasa ames at moffett field played key roles in the three decades of the space shuttle program. this morning the center will host a special news conference with the atlantis astronauts as they are on the final mission of the shuttle program. anser hassan joins us from moffett field with more. >> reporter: these are famous last words. light that engine one more t
looks good getting up to highway 18. at 5:08 let's go to steve. >> another big fog bank out there and it's giving us also some drizzle so we have to deal with that. today will be very similar to what we had over the weekend. breezy to windy at times, already gusts to 30. about the same tomorrow, by the end of the week looks like that fog will be getting a little shallower, it does look warmer 80s and 90s coming back for us in the sacramento san joaquin valley. we keep dealing with a low coming in from the pacific west, that ramps up the fog. then high pressure in the middle of country tries to head back west but it's been trying to do that for the last two months. we have some fog in the coast, but it has no problem getting back out. everybody coast and inland 80 degrees. west south wind or a west wind when it's 27 at travis and southwest at vacaville. any time they get a south wind in this kind of a pattern that's a cool breeze. once the low kicks out, temperatures will gradually start to come up. it's a gradual the warm warm up. breezy to windy and that will be out of the west. drizzl
'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's led out the door by her attorney and facing a pretty angry crowd. nbc's kristin dahlgren was there and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv so this morning we don't know exactly where she is. for the first time in three years she's not waking up here at the orange county jail. you can probably hear protesters are still here. with all of the protests, all of the publicity, there was so much talk about using decoys or casey anthony sneaking out a back door. in the end, she walked right out the jail's front door. just minutes after midnight, a first glimpse at
by natural disaster and nuclear calamities a big reason to smile, "today," monday, july 18th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> welcome to "today" on this monday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm lester holt in for matt. i think we both watched that match yesterday. you've got to feel good about the u.s. team. we were disappointed, but what a performance they put on and what a great thing they did for american soccer. >> that's right. for women's soccer, particularly, bringing it to a new level of cool. men and boys, women and girls, nationwide, watching them play. i think that they're winners in that regard. >> and the japanese certainly have something to feel good about after a really rough year. and i love the fact they thanked the world for the support they have had. >> and they continue to thank, actually, after every game. so it's a pretty exciting bit. >>> in the meantime, another major story, the fact of this heatwave. millions of americans are sweltering in this dangerous heat and humidity today. how long will it last? how bad will it be? well, al has the fore
street is worried about washington. late wednesday moody's one of the big three credit rating agencies warning it might have to lower the rating if lawmakers don't come to an agreement on raising the debt ceiling. in the statement it said the action was prompted by the possibility that the debt limit woil not be raised in time to prevent a missed payment on u.s. bonds with a small but rising risk of ashort-lived default. economists say if the aaa rating is lowered it will throw the financial markets into chaos and the cost of borrowing would go up to everything from morlts to car loans. ben bernanke warned. >> i think the worst outcome if we don't raise the limit, at some point we default on debt and that would create as i said before, a huge financial calamity. >> reporter: sources say the president knew about the moody's warning as he headed into wednesday meeting which all sides describe as tense. republican majority leader eric cantor cited the president as saying i have reached my limit. he left saying i'll see you tomorrow. the two sides couldn't even agree about what happened in
the game on the big screen. team usa fans were disapoigned but also happy for japan. >> it is not a u.s. game without drama for sure. it was dramatic and japan deserves it . the u.s. will get it next year. >> we kept on coming back and i was not worried at all. they pulled it through. collin will have more highlights from the day's match coming up sports. >> the president got a bit of world cup fever today. he sent a tweet saying sorry i can't see you play there, but i will cheer you on. >> there is no progress after another day of debt negotiations between the white house and congressional aids. house republican leader scheduled to vote tuesday on a plan of their own and increase the debt limit two and half trillion with a condition of hundred billion be cut from the next year's budget . congress must approve a balanced budget amendment. it is unlikely that plan will get senate approval. president obama is pushing for a big deal. >> it would be balanced between the revenue and spending. the question is how much can we get done? the president wants as much done to give assurance to th
francisco, one man is dead after the shuttle bus that he was riding in collided with a big rig. anser hassan reports. >> reporter: traffic is back to normal. but in the morning it wasn't the case at octavia and oak streak. it was closed after a big rig and shuttle bus carrying 15 passengers collided leaving one man dead. this intersection is prone to accidents according to residents but nothing like what they saw this morning. >> this goes on all the time. to be a pedestrian in this area driving is dangerous. >> reporter: or even fatal as was the case this morning. a shuttle bus was carrying employees and possibly patients to san francisco general hospital. it crashed with this big rig carrying cars at octavia and oak street in san francisco's hayes valley. the force was so strong, it causedded a passenger to be ejected. somehow he landed in front of the big rig where he was pinned under the vehicle. the male victim in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene. >> we do know that the tractor- trailer was going northbound on octavia but we're not sure which direction that the shuttle was going
at the civic center plaza, nearly 3000 fans sat on the ground and nearly could not keep their eyes off the big screen. most of the people were cheering for the american women's team, you can hear their excitement after the team scored a goal. but it was this kick that made japan the world cup champions. these ladies could not want any more and aden said it was a tough loss and after he shook his head after watching the game. >> it was a big letdown. >> despite the loss, fan's 1/7 as the were excited to see this many people watching the game. >> we have been waiting for women's soccer to come up to this level and now we're here in downtown san for cisco watching it. >> we have a programming note to tell you about this coming monday kron will air nbc programming. we will run america's got talent. and then kron4 news will air at 10:00 p.m. that is monday on kron4. >> the 4 05 freeway is open again 17 hours ahead of schedule it was closed this weekend so a bridge to be demolished. >> finishing the job up early, some 17 hours ahead of schedule the shutdown of it titmouse stretch of the 405 fr
in oakland. a car wash fund-raiser was held today. a big part of the event friends say was to help pay for her funeral then set up a trust fund for her 2-year-old son. organizers call the case disturbing. >> a human being is dead. and a human being was burned alive. and as a bay area community we need to be outraged. we cannot live in a society that is okay with this violence against women. >> friends say rodas was a happy outgoing mother who lovedded her son. donations are still being accepted at the oakland ymca. there is a $10,000 reward being offered. >>> casey anthony's lawyer refused to talk about where his client is now. she seems to be staying out of the public eye. after nearly three years behind bars she left a florida jail just after midnight with $537 in her pocket. the money was sent to her by admirers. a jury convicted the 25-year- old of lying to investigators but acquitted her of murdering her 2-year-old daughter. her lawyers say anthony has received at least one death threat. >>> a woman in rupert murdoch's inner circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection
are expected to show up for tomorrow's big aids walk in san francisco. >>> carmegedon, the $1 billion project that has so-cal drivers hitting the breaks. is it worth all the hype. >> i'm ann makove -- anne makovec. jim has the morning off. i'm on my way in. highs around the mid-50s to lower 60s. tonight is expected to be cloudy with more fog and drizzle. sunday expected to be cloudy with fog and drizzle in the morning. we will look at the full forecast. 7-days coming up in the next few minutes. first, stopping our news this morning, the military's policy of don't ask, don't tell for the gay service members will continue for now. a federal appeals court in san francisco issued the order last night the justice department says ending the policy now would end the process of rolling it back. but in the court ruling they said the government cannot penalize anyone under don't ask, don't tell. pose -- people opposed about gay lessons to social studies classes hopes to pup the issue to a vote. they want a referendum on the ballot. the group has to collect nearly half a million signatures. the law sign
. >> time that we tell big companies such as disney that they don't need tax breaks. they made an incredible amount of money and they are not paying a lot of taxes, which is affecting our schools. >> reporter: they took their message inside a board of regents meeting at uc-san francisco. their message was heard but the outcome disappointing for them. fees must go up. >> it's going to happen. >> reporter: the regents approved a 9.6% tuition increase on top of an 8% increase already approved, bringing undergrad tuition to more than $12,000 a year. that's 18% higher than last year. nation without room, board or -- that's without room, board or books. >> reluctantly approved thin crease. but we have no choice to preserve the quality of the university which is the top priority. >> reporter: bottom line, university students like joseph silva will be strapped. >> i'm already working as a barista and server at my current job and i'm going to have to get another job because i don't have enough financial aid which makes grad school unreasonable but what am i going to do with just a bachelor's degree n
. the big mistaking that had people thinking they had gotten the bargain of the year. >>> but first, here are your options. resign or be fired. that is the ultimatum that was just given to nearly 200 educators tied to one of the largest school cheating scandals in u.s. history. it was just over a week ago, a state investigation revealed 178 teachers, including 38 principals, woulding at 44 schools cheated for students on standardized tests in atlanta. on monday, interim superintendent erroll davis replaced four superintendents and one principal in the atlanta public school scandal. now a letter has been sent to the 178 teachers, principals and administrators who were on the state investigative report as either confessing to or being implicated in the cheating. davis has ordered that educators resign by next wednesday or they will face termination. he says the culture inside the school district has to change. >> people failed children, they cheated. and we can't allow that to happen and we can't allow anyone who was involved with that to remain in our system. >> now, staff replacement may
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are as far apart as ever on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. the president makes one last big push to get a deal done, but what happens to your bottom line if there is no deal? the effects are very real. >>> countdown. one of the most controversial figures in american life right now is just hours away from walking out of jail after being acquitted of murdering her toddler. what will casey anthony do now? can she go home? will she sell her story for a million dollars? we've got a live report. ♪ it's the end of the world as we know it ♪ >>> and carmageddon. los angeles is brought to a standstill as the busiest freeway in america is shut down overnight. millions of residents are now hunkered down in their homes refusing to go out. there are fears of gridlock, chaos and anarchy. really? ♪ light a candle >>> this carmageddon thing has the potential to be a huge mess, but we are also watching something truly extraordinary this morning. one of the most feared figures in the media world in full damage control. rupert murdoch, owner of fox news and "the wall street journal" here in the u.s.
have a maxie problem. the big problems aren't going away if you cut a mini deal. >> reporter: the treasury department says if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by august 2 the federal government won't be able to pay its bills and economists believe that could have a severe effect on the already fragile economy. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> a major development in the biggest story in the uk. news corp executive rebecca brooks has resigned in the wake of a massive media scandal. she oversaw "news of the world" the london tabloid that ceased publication after it was accused of hacking into voicemails of celebrities and crime victims. now, one of those crime victims was a 13-year-old girl who was later found murdered. news corp chairman rupert murdoch plans to meet with that girl's family today. >>> the city of oakland will lose dozens more employees. under the new budget, the tribune says 56 city workers are losing their jobs this month and more cuts are coming. the police department will lose 48 positions next year. two firehouses will be closed dai
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to "american morning." glad you're with us today. it is friday, july 8th. a big day for the shuttle program. >> for the shuttle program, the jobs report here in the u.s., but the shuttle program because that is the history-making event of the day, we hope. ali velshi at kennedy space center where they're fueled up, ready to go, but we'll see if it happens. >> they are ready to go. we know there's going to be a lot of news one way or the other. we are live at kennedy space center here in florida. the counting down, the hours. you can see it there the countdown clock hasn't started going. this is the countdown to the last launch ever of the space shuttle "atlantis," last launch ever of a space shuttle. it is truly the end of an amazing era. four astronauts will make history today. 1 million people from around the world are expected to gather in the greater area here to witness it. if the weather holds out. they're ready to go in case the shuttle takes off. of the people on the shuttle only 355 of the very elite have flown the shuttle in its 30-year history. we'll be bringing you every step of
not leave their home for the most part and if they did, they walked, took the bus, or a bike. this is a big effort on the part of the people of los angeles and all the entities here to address the congestion and gridlock to improve the quality of our air. the sacrifices and the burden that we share now, will have dividend's going into the future. >> this is all part of a billion dollar construction plan to extend the 4052 at an age of the lane. part of that included demolishing part of the bridge behind me while the crew is finished at up this morning they clean the debris off the freeway and now it is ready for traffic in the morning rush. this will happen all over again in 11 months when the crew was demolished the other side of the bridge of next year. >> clear skies around the bay area for this evening, temperatures in the '50s and '60s it will be a little bit warmer for tomorrow i will have the forecast coming up. hello parents, it's going to be a big school year. your kids are going to climb rope. they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get o
of visibility but overall no big issues as you head out to the peninsula and eastbound traffic looks great coming off the high rise. and if anything changes, make sure you tune to our radio partners. 7:40 a.m. and 106.9 f.m. that's your traffic and weather. back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> 5:19 now. the curtain will close today on a bay area land mark. the movie house in san francisco, showing harold and maud as the final film. the owners of the historic sheeter could not raise enough money to keep it open. >> we were a little bit ahead of the curve for about 10 years. and slowly fell behind the curve. and unfortunately, we have a very sad goodbye right now. >> after the red vic closes today, there will be just four single screen movie houses remaining here in san francisco. >>> captain america showed off his superpowers at the box office this weekend. >> what do you think? >> yes. i think it works. >> that's one way to do it. the new super hero movie is based on the classic comic, managed to do something even voldemort couldn't pull off. knocked off harry potter. captain america
are hearing about a two alarm fire in the laurel heights section of san francisco. we will use the big board to show you exactly where it is, fire crews are on the scene, they are currently sprang the fire with water it is in an apartment building and if we can take this--they are spraying the fire with water is in an apartment building. no injuries have been reported yet but we have a report on the scene. daniel, tell us what you see on the scene? >> i see there was some smoke coming out of the roof of the firefighters have found that all under control i was soon in so that you can see what building, the latter is still up there there are still people on top of the building they are doing the demolition part of the work now where they look for hot spots within the wall and what not, but the fire is under control, the crews are starting to pack up, traffic wise, you can see that it is blocked at spruce's all the way up to higher risk on the euclid so traffic is being rerouted onto other streets. >> you will notice more sunshine this afternoon, the fog cleared from the coastline. ticket to
are telling us about an accident in the south bay. >> nasa right. we have a jackknifeed big prig -- that's right we have a jackknifed big rig. the fire department is actually unloading the contents and putting it into another it truck so it won't spoil. you can see the congestion as a result, if we could pan off to the right there. we can see that people are slowing down. they are stopping to take a look. so it's causing some congestion in the morgan hill area. all right. let's head to pleasanton right now. this is over interstate 680 where we have metering lights doing a test-run. this is between pleasanton and dublin. right now, the lights are all green. and this is to get folks used to the fact about the lights. here's a six-car crash. look at this backup. this is on 0 westbound at highway 4. a tow truck is on the scene but you can see the damage has been done. the backup is pretty extensive. this will probably last for at least the last half-hour or so. if i were you, i would try to avoid 80 westbound. >>> on this monday, patchy fog at bast f there's not a lot out there. there's rain
in it a green bell is a big rig versus a car the right lane is bought and an ambulance is on scene. we are still seen top speeds on the highway >> national news the house of representatives passed the bill to raise the debt ceiling is allowing the government to borrow two trillion dollars more. democrats are expected can it kill the bill in the senate appeared they have also put together out deficit plan the president did say more work in the is needed >> what you're seeing is an evaluation of that plan and you will see some significant overlap. we might agree in principle with seven senators it does not get as out of the house of representatives that will have to be a broader agreement so this gets done in a serious way. >> president's remarks were followed by the best day on the dow jones. we will fall they dock markets for you when they open and this is a live look outside from our mt. tam camera they he is on and we will have more news weather and traffic when we return @p@po' a sent as a woman has been arrested by causes blurring of a child away of of with candy. investor say she forced her
this morning on the big screen. we are live at moffett field and we are going to listen if on the press conference maybe ask a few questions and we'll have more for you at 6:45. reporting live jade hernandez. >>> commuters in the south bay who use the valley transportation authorities light rail system can stay connected on the go. the vta says free 4g wi-fi is now available on all of its light rail trains. the transit agency has been testing the service for about a week and it plans to expand the wi-fi service to its express buses by early next year. >> a lot of people will like that. >>> let's get you going out the door. tara, how is the bay bridge toll plaza look something >> the metering lights usually go on within next 20 minutes. there is only a slight back up in the cash only lanes. right now this is a live look. you can see it's not too bad as you make your way into san francisco. in marin county this is a live look at 101 near the 580 split. and in the east bay traffic in antioch on the bottom portion of your screen heading westbound to pleasant hill is getting a little congest
't happen. >> no. and when the markets do open, it will be a big indication of what happened. the dow jones is down to 86 points, to 12,595. that's come down from the earlier drop of 100 points right at the sound of the opening bell. overnight all of the major asian markets closed down. again, they will reopen again. they are definitely looking towards washington, d.c. to see what happened. the biggest loser, the shanghai composite. australia lost 1.5%. japan finished up. the german market has wandered back into positive territory, a few times within the last few hours. the french and british markets remain down from the closing. now, related in all of this cody traders are taking action. crude oil prices fell below $99 but are now offer -- hovering above that point. some credit agencies are warning that they will drop the u.s. rating from aaa to aa in the next couple of days if the uncertainty continues. one commodity benefiting is gold, gold prices are up $16 so far this morning. record prices there. just about 1600 -- $1,618 an ounce. coming up, we'll have more on whether the debt talks
. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular, but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off, but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt l
it won twice, are beaten. >> japan's big win, now, giving that nation new hope. >>> and super dog. the ten-pound crime fighter caught on camera. how he took a bite out of crime. he's here live this morning. >>> good morning, everyone. seeing poco, i have a craving for taco bell. george is off today. spending a letle time with his family. josh is right here by my side. oh, that game. >> this close. this close, twice. of course, the u.s. women falling, in stunning fashion, to japan in the world cup final yesterday. we saw the agony of defeat. but we have to remember, we have seen the thrill of victory, twice before. first, against brazil and then against france. i think something that occurred to me yesterday, what we saw yesterday was the thrill of defeat. if you could watch that game yesterday and go back to the ticket booth and say, i want my money back, that wasn't enough for me, you got a very higigbar for drama and excitement and entertainment. >> deborah roberts is there. we'll have a live report from her ininust a little moment. >>> thankfully the temperatures aren't as bad
yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> a heated exchange over the death of a man last weekend in san francisco. demonstrators disrupted the commute to draw attention to the case and their goal to have the force disbanded. and abc 7 reports. yesterday, pro testers brought san francisco's evening commute to a stand still by climbing on a train. today they focused on bart's top brass and had one specific question. >> why do you need your own police department? >> it was the first committee meeting since an officer shot a man at the station last week and some board members seemed to have similar concerns. >> if we can't turn this around? if we can't become the force we need to be, then we need to take a look at alternatives again. we need to look at them, seriously. >> the police chief gave an update that left the 45-year-old charles hill, dead. police say he was drunk, armed with
, this is lafayette, the mess caused by a big water main break there. the rush to get a fix before the morning commute. >>> cal fire grounding a powerful tool just in time for fire season. what it means for our safety this summer. >>> good morning. it is thursday, july 7. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 5:00. we kick it off with that water main break that's left hundreds of homes without water in an east bay community. >> a ream nightmare for anybody trying to get ready -- a real nightmare for anybody trying to get ready for work this morning. kristy seifkin reports live from lafayette. a lot of activity there behind you. >> reporter: yeah. i imagine most people actually were asleep until a couple of minutes ago when this jackhammer started going. they have been digging a hole for hours. they got a call last night. east bay m.u.d. came out around 11:30 and has been working since. there is a hole 5 feet deep dug underground cutting through tree branches. it's a big hole of water right now. they don't know where the break is. there are to pipeline
of how big they expect the protests to be? >> reporter: we're not sure. actually they were telling us there was a vigil last night which had low turnout and the csu protest they weren't as big as anticipated. but the cops will not take any risks and setting up barricades -- just over my shoulder here, so far no indication of any student protestors but they are not expected until 8 a.m. >> all right. definitely a heated issue. anser hassan live in san francisco, thank you. >>> a little early for students at 6:00 in the morning if i remember correctly. >> christy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. -- kristy, i have been wearing my winter coat lately. what's up with that! >> people want to wear summer clothes. there is hope in sight and sunshine in store already seen in our shot from mount vaca. clearer skies than yesterday at least inland. the clouds not going as far inland but significant temperature difference between yesterday and today as we look at some of the differences. we are ranging between minus 8 and minus 14 degrees compared to where we should be for this time yea
decade. the key thing here is this is the first so-called big idea with support from influential lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. last night, the republican-led house pass its preferred solution to solving the crisis known as the cut, cap, and balance act, the legislation cuts federal spending by $6 trillion and requires a constitutional balanced budget amendment in exchange for raising the debt ceiling but the bill is expected to die in the senate. the president's focus was on the plan forged by the so-called gang of six. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisanship consensus around what that would take. >> reporter: the plan calls for an immediate deficit cut of $500 billion and mandates spending caps through 2015 and require congress on find specific cuts in medicare, defense spending, agricultural and energy. it would phase in the lower inflation measure for social security and scale back, but not eliminate, deductions for mortgage interest and charity and retirement counts and
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president the number doubled again. he raised taxes and left office with a budget surplus almost as big as the debt that he inherited. george w. bush took that tax cut again it was a whopping half a million dollar debt. now the number was seven times higher under president clinton. there is new pressure from wall street now, today moodys investors service branch to downgrade the countries it rating. they say they will review the aaa bond rating because the white house and congress are running out of time to raise the nation's 14 trillion dollar borrowing limit. >> a look at our or extended forecast, a warmup into next week i will have details coming up in the next few minutes. >> taking a live look outside this afternoon from our roof camera over downtown san to destroy very different picture than what we saw yesterday starting to see a little sunshine this afternoon, the fog will return, we will see drizzle especially close to the coastline. pettifog will stick with us in the later afternoon hours temperatures will cool a little more. the winds will be just as breezy this afternoon t
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for the cause of the second big vegetation fire in a week. this fire was reported just before 11:30 yesterday morning. the crews got there and blaze had consumed an acre and burning toward the east bay mud reservoir. fire was contained to three acres. nobody was hurt. it is considered suspicious. >>> 6:35. what the level, for example, of wildfires, the level of threat, danger? >> i would say with the cool temperatures, the following out there, probably diminished. back in the midwest, mike? >> we were feeling your pain last week. >> which one was it? >> it was both. it's fun to taste it and appreciated what we had. here is a look, nice to see acre back. area of low pressure bringing the sea breeze. it's why we have a patchy drizzle to contend with. and check out winds southwest 9, oakland, west at 10. napa southeasterly wind 25 at fairfield where a nice sea breeze is shooting through the central valley. temperature is one degree warmer in los gatos. two in san jose, everybody else at the same or five degrees cooler than yesterday. clouds hang around through 8:00. we'll still be in the 50s. by
gathered in civic center plaza to watch the game on big screen. two u.s.a. fans they were disappointed of the loss but still happy for japan. >> it was dramatic. we'll get them next year. >> team u.s.a. doesn't have a lot of time to dwell on the loss. they are getting to set for the 2012 olympics. i just hate the way it ended, i know that is rule but i hate to see it end that way after 90 minutes of trying so hard. a lot of people are hoarse from the screaming over the weekend. >> a lot of fun over the weekend. >> bring it on. >> and beautiful picture from sutro tower. we are looking down the golden gate bridge, few clouds trying to make a late entrance this morning. acts around the coast and golden gate but the rest of us is clear. cooler this morning, 1-8 degrees. 48 in half moon bay. let's head down to the monterey bay and few more clouds, temperatures in the low 50s and clear 49 in gilroy. today, our first highlights, sunny and warmer. more clouds and see a little bit tonight, close coastal drizzle that will slow the warming and definitely have warming temperatures throughout the w
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